NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have implemented a mass spec fragmentation technique that could significantly increase the depth of coverage of shotgun proteomics experiments.

Described in a pair of studies published this month in Analytical Chemistry, the method is an improved version of electron transfer dissociation (ETD) fragmentation called activated ion ETD (AI-ETD) that uses photoactivation of ions during ETD to more thoroughly fragment peptides for mass spec analysis.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

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